Jessica Lee is an Assistant Editor for Narrative Magazine. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in American Literary Review, BOAAT, The Boiler, cream city review, DIAGRAM, Fugue, phoebe, and elsewhere. She holds a BA in Creative Writing from Western Washington University and was a finalist for the 2017 So to Speak Poetry Contest. Find her online at


Jessica Lee, ISSUES

May/June 2017 Issue, BOAAT



I dreamed my mother condemned